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New Zealand - Increases to fees and the Biosecurity System Entry Levy

July 26, 2013 3:10 PM | Print this page
The New Zealand Customs Service advises that on 1 August 2013, the fees applicable to the industry share of cost recovery for the Joint Border Management System (JBMS) will be implemented. The table below shows which fees will increase.

Fee

Including GST at 15 percent

Current Rate

New Rate from 1 August 2013

Import Entry Transaction Fee

NZ$ 25.30

  NZ$ 29.26

Biosecurity System Entry Levy on import entries

        12.77

          17.63

- Total for import entries​

        38.07​

          46.89​

Inward Cargo Transaction Fee (air)

        30.66

  30.66 (no increase)

Inward Cargo Transaction Fee (sea)

      359.82

359.82 (no increase)

Biosecurity System Entry Levy on Inward Cargo Reports (sea or air)

       12.77

  12.77 (no increase)

Export Entry Transaction Fee- secure export scheme

       10.22

          12.01

Export Entry Transaction Fee- non-secure export scheme

       14.56

          17.94

Outward Cargo Transaction Fee (air)

         7.66

          11.51

Outward Cargo Transaction Fee (sea)

       23.00

          28.83


Note these new rates will apply to all transactions whether using the new or existing messages from 1 August 2013. The Import Entry Transaction Fee and the Biosecurity System Entry Levy charged on Inward Cargo Reports will not increase until the new Inward Cargo Report functionality is available in a later phase of the JBMS implementation.
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